University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus requires at least 120 semester credits to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 84% of students who started college at UMN Twin Cities graduate within six years. UMN Twin Cities offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
UMN Twin Cities has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, UMN Twin Cities students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UMN Twin Cities below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. UMN Twin Cities does not require a senior project for all students.
UMN Twin Cities offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
UMN Twin Cities has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
UMN Twin Cities offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
UMN Twin Cities offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
UMN Twin Cities does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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